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Siamese Basil

) #135 of 214 Restaurants in Encinitas $$ - $$$ Asian, Thai
527 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3532
+1 760-753-3940
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“red curry” (2 reviews)
“satay” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
527 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3532
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Reviewed 10 January 2016

This is a regular staple in our diners out. The kids love the red curry and the "chicken on a stick"

Thank Efshany
Reviewed 19 October 2015

My wife and I were visiting a childhood friend of mine and his wife for dinner and he suggested this restaurant. It wasn't hard to find but tucked into a downtown area with several other restaurants close by. The place is small, with maybe 15...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 24 August 2015

My wife and I went to Siamese Basil for lunch last week. We didn't get sick but found the food, service and décor to be on the poor side. Of the 10 of 15 Thai restaurants we have been to this was the least good,...More

Thank ranchmac
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Nice staff / very helpful and friendly. The food was nice. We shared a big pot of tum yum with nice flavors. I asked for 7 on a scale of 1 to 10 and it had a real kick. We shared pad Thai and chicken...More

Thank ECJoCal
Reviewed 28 May 2015

A trip to Encinitas wouldn't be complete without a visit to Siamese Basil. It hasn't changed much and if you're looking for fancy, high end cuisine you won't get it here. What you will get, however, is beautifully cooked food with amazing depth of flavour,...More

Thank longboarders
Reviewed 23 April 2015

We love eating here! Service is quick, meals are tasty and freshly prepared. Interesting Thai foods in the menu and a good selection for lunches

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Always a place to go for a nice and comforting dinner! Price is affordable but they are not open all nights and you need to reserve beforehand.

Thank BodyTalkSanDiego
Reviewed 11 July 2014

We dine at Siamese Basil at least twice a month. The food is always fresh and delicious. The service is consistent and friendly. This is a small restaurant, and it certainly isn't fancy, but the food is quite yummy! It is a "local's favorite" for...More

1  Thank KMacleay
Reviewed 8 July 2014

A local favorite for us. Been around forever, and all of their soups are to die for, and service is all family owned and they want to treat you like family. Their spicy spice is sooo good!, ask for extra spicy in you Thai Pad....More

1  Thank Dave92024
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Delicious! That's what I was hoping for when we walked in and thats what we got. I ordered the Rah Nab Noodles and my nephew had the Honey Spare ribs, we also shared a bowl of Jasmine rice. They tell you up front you can...More

Thank Satsuki7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 527 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3532
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-753-3940
  • E-mail